Dr Herta Guttman (12/01/1933 - 05/15/2018)

  • "Dear Dr. Guttman, I offer my most sincere sympathies on the..."
    - Benjamin Burko
  • "Dear Guttman's family, I am so sorry for the family's loss..."
  • " Je te prie d' accepter mes sincères condoléances..."
  • "Dear Frank, You and Herta made an exceptional couple and..."
    - Marie-Andrée and Philip Beck
  • "Dear Greta and Family, We are so sorry for the loss of..."
    - Simon and Carmen Davies

Dr. Herta Ann Guttman (nee Hofmann) died today at age 84. Beloved wife for 64 years of Dr. Frank Guttman, sister of Greta Hofmann Nemiroff, mother of Miriam Laurence and Naomi Guttman and their husbands, Laurence Gilman and Jonathan Mead, grandmother of Rachel and Ezra Mead and Caleb and Lilah Gilman, she leaves behind many dear inlaws, nieces and nephews, friends and colleagues. A graduate of McGill University (BA Honours Psychology) in 1953 and M.D. of University of Geneva, 1958, Herta had a long career in research and clinical psychiatry. She was a pioneer in family therapy and for many years director of family therapy training at the Jewish General Hospital as well as director of consultation services. Subsequently, she became the first woman director of the Allen Memorial Institute of the Royal Victoria Hospital. A future memorial service will be announced. Contributions in her name may be made to Polio Quebec or the charity of your choice.
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Published in Montreal Gazette from May 16 to May 18, 2018
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